Senior Engineering Manager, Confluence Reliability


Location: Mountain View, California

Job Type: Full time


Working at Atlassian

Atlassians can choose where they work – whether in an office, from home, or a combination of the two. That way, Atlassians have more control over supporting their family, personal goals, and other priorities. We can hire people in any country where we have a legal entity. Interviews and onboarding are conducted virtually, a part of being a distributed-first company.

To help our teams work together, you will be fully remote, but the role requires you to be in the USA pacific/mountain time.

Your future team
Our Confluence Reliability At Scale team has a mission to support the reliability of the Confluence product to scale. You will report to the Head of the Confluence Cloud Reliability team and you will sit inside the Confluence Enterprise Platform organization. The Reliability at scale team helps our Confluence product be reliable as we scale the number of users per tenant.
As a Senior Engineering Manager, you'll be a hands on technical leader and people manager working across the ~10+ member development team building and ensuring that Confluence is reliable for tenants at scale.
You will manage a group of software engineers at varying job levels, from new college grads and senior software engineers to architects. You will be responsible for their daily work and mentoring them as they grow in their careers.

What you'll do:

  • Collaborate with partners to get clarity on priorities, scheduling and scope of work
  • Identify blockers, goals, success metrics ensuring awareness, OKR/roadmap awareness, and expectations
  • Manage projects, process, partners and timelines
  • Own the delivery of critical projects in a microservices environment
  • Yearly/quarterly/sprint planning, and other Agile rituals
  • Build an open, trusting, operationally mature culture
  • Participate in hiring planning and other budgeting exercises
  • Collaborate in technical/architectural discussions, provide direction, and drive decision-making

Your background:

  • 10+ years of experience building large-scale and modern web software at a similar sized SaaS company
  • 5+ years of experience managing software engineers
  • 2+ years of experience managing multiple teams
  • Bachelor's degree with a preference for Computer Science degree
  • Demonstrated experience implementing dev-ops best practices and producing measurable results
  • Drive clarity from single-line requirements and providing direction in ambiguous environments
  • Passionate about mentoring engineers and helping others achieve their career goals
At Atlassian, we tie our base pay ranges to role and level. In the United States, that means your base pay ranges will fall into one of three geographic pay zones depending on your location. Our current base pay ranges for new hires in each zone are:

Zone A: $205,000 - $274,400
Zone B: $185,200 - $246,900
Zone C: $170,800 - $227,700

Within each range, base pay is ultimately determined based on your skills, expertise, and experience. This role may also be eligible for benefits, bonuses, commissions, and/or equity.
Please visit for more information on which locations are included in each of our geographic pay zones. However, please confirm the zone for your specific location with your recruiter.

Our perks & benefits

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About Atlassian

At Atlassian, we're motivated by a common goal: to unleash the potential of every team. Our software products help teams all over the planet and our solutions are designed for all types of work. Team collaboration through our tools makes what may be impossible alone, possible together.

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